Australdonta ectopia Solem, 1976



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1934 (empty shells)



Raivavae, Austral Islands, French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Solem, Alan. (1976). Endodontoid Land Snails from Pacific Islands (Mollusca: Pulmonata: Sigmurethra). Part 1. Family Endodontidae. Chicago, Illinois: Field Museum of Natural History. 508 pp.


Other references:

Cowie, Robert H., Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît, and Bouchet, Philippe. (2017). Measuring the Sixth Extinction: what do mollusks tell us? The Nautilus 131(1): 3-41.

Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît and Bouchet, Philippe. (2009). Not Knowing, Not Recording, Not Listing: Numerous Unnoticed Mollusk Extinctions. Conservation Biology 23(5): 1214-1221.

Gargominy, O. and Fontaine, B. (2014). Terrestrial Biodiversity of the Austral Islands, French Polynesia. A Global Overview of the Terrestrial and Freshwater Molluscs. Patrimonines Naturels (Book 72). French National Museum Natural History.


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